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Murdoch Community Center

Upcoming Events

May 2021

Murdoch Community Center – Kitchen Table Talk: Mother Wit, reflecting on motherhood through the lens of Black Women in America

May 16 @ 2:00 pm

Join us for a candid, unscripted ‘kitchen table Talk’ conversation motherhood, the raising of children, the women who came before, and the “holding the family together” through the lens of black women* Black Women talking about motherhood, what it takes to be a black mom in America and how they “hold it together”. Those expected to be around the Kitchen Table: Ms. Deb Harris Ms. Amber Jones Dr. Tracye Moore Rev. Bernadine Lewis Rep. Dr. Gerae Peten Dr. Treya Allen…

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Murdoch Community Center – Why Your Black Life Matters to me as a White Woman

May 17 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for this Lived Black Experience CommUnity Dialogue where Ms. Khara House will lead us through conversation with four women leaders in the community as to why “Black Lives matters to them as White Women”. Those women are: Becky Daggett Vice-Mayor City of Flagstaff, AZ Joanne Keen Deputy City Manager, Sedona AZ Former Deputy County Manager, Coconino County Michele Ralston Outreach & Constituent Service Representative N. AZ. U.S. Senator Mark Kelly Ann Hietland Chair, Coconino County Democratic Party Attorney,…

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Murdoch Community Center – Lady Liberty

May 19 @ 6:00 pm

Examining the history & legacy of one of the greatest gifts America has ever received yet first rejected and her connection to the Civil War, Emancipation & those who were once enslaved. CommUnity Dialogue Presenter: Dr. Edward Berenson Professor and Chair, Department of History at New York University https://edwardberenson.com/about-me/

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June 2021

Murdoch Community Center – June 19, 1865 – Emancipation Juneteenth Liberation Day

June 8 @ 6:00 pm

The Lived Black Experience as presented by the Southside Community Association invites the commUnity to join us for this amazing LBE CommUnity Dialogue - June 19, 1865 - Emancipation Juneteenth Liberation Day and the history of Juneteenth and Galveston, TX’s connection to the Civil War, Emancipation & those who were once enslaved. CommUnity Dialogue Presenter: Edward T. Cotham, Jr. The prize-winning author of many books and articles on Civil War history, emphasizing the battles and skirmishes in Texas. A frequent…

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Murdoch Community Center – A 50-word Obituary & the Legacy of Fred & Charlotte Humphrey

June 21 @ 6:00 pm

A 50-word Obituary & the Legacy of Fred & Charlotte Humphrey - Exploring the connection between Fred & Charlotte Humphrey, a couple once enslaved on the Omega Plantation in Louisiana, and Flagstaff, AZ Join us for this Lived Black Experience CommUnity Dialogue where Genealogist Vernita Morgan (of Genealogical Connections, LLC) will lead us through a story of of Fred & Charlotte Humphrey and how she used Charlotte's 50-word obituary to trace their part of their legacy from the Omega Plantation*…

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